Attractions and Activities in Rockport Mass
Explore sandy beaches for swimming, diving, sailing, and kayaking. Experience the breathtaking scenery of Halibut Point State Park and its granite quarries. Walk public footpaths along the sea or through historic Dogtown. Discover the Straitsmouth and Thacher Island lighthouses. Watch the most magical sunrises and sunsets.
Cape Hedge Beach

Cape Hedge Beach

Address: South Street, Rockport

Need a bit of solitude? Quietly tucked away, Cape Hedge Beach is perfect for the vacationer who wants to get away from it all. Relax in the gentle New England breeze as you take in the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean.

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Essex Coastal Scenic Byway

Essex Coastal Scenic Byway

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Address: Rockport

Essex Heritage provides leadership to a coalition of stakeholders developing the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway. The 90-mile roadway links 14 coastal communities from Lynn to Salisbury and features scenic views, period architecture, historic sites and recreational opportunities. With the twin…

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Back Beach

Back Beach

Address: Beach Street, Rockport

On Beach Street between Main and Granite, Back Beach offers great views as a bonus to its sand and surf, and is close to the downtown shopping area. Back Beach is a renowned scuba diver’s destination.

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Halibut Point State Park

Halibut Point State Park

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Address: Gott Avenue, Rockport
Phone: 978 546-2997
Email: halibut.point@state.ma.us

Halibut Point is a uniquely beautiful coastal seascape. Looking seaward on a clear day, the view stretches from Crane Beach in Ipswich to Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire. Formerly the…

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North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center

North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center

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Address: 9 Tuna Wharf, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-5050

Visit our stores in Rockport and Gloucester for kayaks as well as paddling equipment, bicycle rentals and TONS of sunglasses, sandals, and summer footwear for your outdoor adventures! New this year: Paddle Boat rentals! Guided sea kayak tours leave Bearskin…

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Old Garden Beach

Old Garden Beach

Address: Old Garden Road, Rockport

This intimate, very small beach is secluded enough to unwind from all of your vacation activities, yet easily walk-able from town. Eat your lunch at one of the picnic benches while taking in the great view. This is a beautiful…

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Loblolly Seal Cruises

Loblolly Seal Cruises

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Address: T-Wharf, Rockport
Phone: 978-998-2711
Email: Steve@loblollygroupllc.com

Loblolly Seal Cruises provides intimate, customized cruises to visit the seals off the coast of Rockport, MA. Every trip is a different experience, but Harbor Seals, Grey Seals, native birds and other wildlife all make their home around Sandy Bay.…

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